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  • Just ordinary August 16, 2015
    Obviously I haven’t posted in quite awhile. I’ll do a catch-up post soon, but I wanted to share this quick story before I forget. I’m currently on my Neuro rotation and my attending and I walked in to see one of our patients. Before we could start talking, the patient told my attending he wants […]
  • Summer Research Rotations August 10, 2015
    At the end of each school year my extended family asks me what I have planned for the summer. The question is a ritual that began kindergarten. Alternatively, the question may be phrased: ‘how will you loaf away your 2-3 months of vacation?’ Sadly, the question is somewhat anachronistic. As a medical student and graduate […]
  • Gratitude July 17, 2015
    I’ve had a tremendous amount of help and support in my journey to become a physician scientist. My parents, family, friends, and colleagues have seemingly never faltered in their encouragement. My education – both from lecturers and from research mentors – has been forthcoming and genuine. I firmly believe that my relationships with these individuals […]
  • Trainee, Know Thyself June 15, 2015
    I’ve been taught a great deal in med school and in grad school. The intricacies of anatomy; cancer signalling pathways; how to take a patient history; the list goes on. Yet I have never been taught how to evaluate myself. Am I stressed? Am I angry? How has my mood affected those I love? Self-awareness […]
  • Share your mind May 16, 2015
    To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day To the last syllable of recorded time, And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And […]


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